Great Britain's Gordon Benson wins men's triathlon

Baku, June 14, AZERTAC 

Great Britain's European U23 champion Gordon Benson has won the men's triathlon in 1:48.31 after a thrilling battle at Bilgah Beach.

Benson held off the fast-finishing Portuguese Joao Silva, who emerged from 50 seconds back in fifth place, over the last lap of the run. Silva finished second in 1:48:42.

Rostyslav Pevtsov produced a fantastic finale to earn bronze for Azerbaijan.

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